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Marie Curie, 1867-1934, full-length portrait, standing between two men

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Marie Curie, 1867-1934, full-length portrait, standing between two men

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Caption on verso: "May 26, 1921, Standard Chemical Company, Canonsburg, PA." Lists names of company officials in the photo.
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Marie Curie (1867–1934), Polish-born French physicist, famous for her work on radioactivity and twice a winner of the Nobel Prize. With Henri Becquerel and her husband, Pierre Curie, she was awarded the 1903 Nobel Prize for Physics. She was the sole winner of the 1911 Nobel Prize for Chemistry. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, and she is the only woman to win the award in two different fields.

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